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Director, Safety Assessment Innovation

The Role

Director, Safety Assessment Innovation - Global Consumer Healthcare Company - Yorkshire with some remote working - £negotiable

*This company will interview and on-board remotely*

The Director, Safety Assessment Innovation will head up the Technical Excellence team with a mixture of direct and indirect reports. You will provide strategic guidance, advice and leadership to both the Technical Excellent team as well as the wider business all whilst ensuring the safety of both new and marketed products across multiple brands.


The Company

This is an exciting time to join an expanding, highly successful global healthcare company based at their site in Yorkshire. They offer fantastic training and development as good career development opportunities.

  • Global healthcare company
  • Innovative product range covering medicines, medical devices, biocides/chemicals and cosmetics
  • Excellent career progression and training opportunities
  • Fast paced organisation with the opportunity to work on numerous projects concurrently


The Role

The Director, Safety Assessment Innovation will be responsible for;

  • Leading and developing the Technical Excellence team which comprises mainly of a team of Toxicologists and Toxicology Managers
  • Being the main point of contact for the wider business / senior stakeholders with regards to safety issues / concerns impacting both new and marketed products
  • Products can include medicines, biocides, chemicals or cosmetics
  • Ultimately ensuring the safety of all new and marketed products
  • Ensuring the toxicological risk assessments of all products are carried out at the highest standards



To apply for this role as a Director, Safety Assessment Innovation our client is hoping for someone with the following skills and experience;

  • Proven track record in managing toxicology or safety teams ideally within a pharma or consumer health company
  • Chemicals / biocides or Consultancy backgrounds will also be considered
  • Hands on experience of product safety risk assessments
  • Ideally degree educated (or higher) in toxicology
  • Excellent working knowledge of regulatory toxicology
  • Good understanding of medicines regulations


What should you do next?

This Director, Safety Assessment Innovation role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work in a global biopharma who are at the forefront of their therapy areas. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Hayley Shayestehroo

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work in the Regulatory Affairs team and recruit for Regulatory Affairs professionals at all levels within Pharma, Medical Devices companies and Regulatory Consultancies

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

I cover Regulatory Affairs positions at all levels within Pharma, Medical Devices and Regulatory Consultancies, these typically include;

Regulatory Affairs Associate jobs, Regulatory Affairs Executive jobs, Regulatory Affairs Senior Associate jobs, Regulatory Affairs Manager jobs, Regulatory Affairs Senior Manager jobs, Regulatory Affairs Director jobs, Regulatory Affairs Consultant jobs, Regulatory Writer jobs and Medical Writer jobs.

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

Within Medical Devices it is the transition from MDD to MDR in May 2020. A lot of medical device companies are hiring Regulatory professionals to prepare their company for the transition

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I take pride in getting to know my candidates on a personal level as well as professional. Changing jobs is a big decision for most people so I like to ensure I am placing my candidates in a role that not only matches their career aspirations but also suits their personal situation and key motivations.


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